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5th annual Blue Mass

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Two members of the Toledo Police Department's honor guard sit in front of the Saint Michael Police Shrine at the church.

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Archbishop Paul Ruzoka of Tabora, Tanzania, at Mass.

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Archbishop Paul Ruzoka with Larraine Dressel, left, and her husband, Michael Dressel. The Dressels, parents of slain Toledo Police Detective Keith Dressel, were two of the members of the congregation who brought up the gifts to Mass.

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Reverend Monsignor Christopher P. Vasko, pastor of this church and of Toledo Immaculate Conception, gives the homily.

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Church leadership proceeds toward the altar.

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Church leadership proceeds toward the altar.

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Archbishop Paul Ruzoka of Tabora, Tanzania, speaks with the parishioners about his visit to the United States.

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Archbishop Paul Ruzoka speaks with the parishioners about his visit to the United States.

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Archbishop Paul Ruzoka offers Holy Communion.

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Archbishop Paul Ruzoka conducts Mass.

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Archbishop Paul Ruzoka conducts Mass.

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Reverend Monsignor Christopher P. Vasko, left, Archbishop Paul Ruzoka, and Deacon Tom Carone.

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Toledo Police Department Det. Mark Nelson, left, rings the bell as the names of fallen TPD officers are read aloud during the services.

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